Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2019-10-06

HildaCrypt Ransomware Developer Releases Decryption Keys

www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/hildacrypt-ransomware-developer-releases-decryption-keys/ The developer behind the HildaCrypt Ransomware has decided to release the ransomware’s private decryption keys. With these keys a decryptor can be made that would allow any potential victims to recover their files for free.. BleepingComputer had a conversation with the ransomware developer last night and was told that HildaCrypt was only made for fun and “it was mainly an educational thing really”. They further told us “hildacrypt never was used on anyone” and that they released the keys in case “some kid gets a hold of these binaries I hope the keys would be of some use”.

DNS-over-HTTPS causes more problems than it solves, experts say

www.zdnet.com/article/dns-over-https-causes-more-problems-than-it-solves-experts-say/#ftag=RSSbaffb68 Several experts, companies, and national entities have voiced very convincing concerns about DoH and its features.. The TL;DR is that most experts think DoH is not good, and people should be focusing their efforts on implementing better ways to encrypt DNS traffic — such as DNS-over-TLS — rather than DoH.

Värvätäänkö Facebookissa vakoojia? Erikoinen somekampanja herättää kysymyksiä joihin ei saada vastauksia

www.tivi.fi/uutiset/tv/d2eb827c-43cb-4b11-9c56-3229ff302cd5 Yhdysvaltain liittovaltion keskusrikospoliisi FBI mainostaa Facebookissa Washingtonin venäläisille. FBI yrittää ilmeisesti tuoreella mainoskampanjallaan värvätä venäläisiä agenteiksi tai heistä tietäviä kertomaan tietojaan, kertoo uutiskanava CNN.

You might be interested in …

Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2020-02-23

U.S. Defense Agency That Secures Trumps Communications Confirms Data Breach www.forbes.com/sites/daveywinder/2020/02/21/us-defense-agency-that-secures-trumps-communications-confirms-data-breach/ The Department of Defense agency responsible for securing the communications of President Trump has suffered a data breach. Heres what is known so far. Governments of the world just ramped up spying on reporters www.cjr.org/first_person/ft-nations-surveillance-attacks.php Transparent Tribe: Four Years Later blog.yoroi.company/research/transparent-tribe-four-years-later/ Operation Transparent Tribe […]

Read More

Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2019-10-27

TrialWorks Ransomware Attack Disrupts Court Cases and Deadlines www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/trialworks-ransomware-attack-disrupts-court-cases-and-deadlines/ TrialWorks, one of the top-rated providers of legal case management software for law firms and attorneys, became the victim of a ransomware attack earlier this month. The ripples of disruption from this incident made it impossible for lawyers to access the legal documents hosted on TrialWorks […]

Read More

Daily NCSC-FI news followup 2020-07-08

Redirect auction securelist.com/redirect-auction/ Razor Enhanced, a legitimate assistant tool for Ultima Online, caught our eye when it started trying to access a malicious URL.. The WHOIS data told us that its owner had stopped paying for the domain name, and that it had been purchased using a service for tracking released domains, and then put […]

Read More

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.